Bryony Sheldon

Gold Star - 7,136 Points (13/09/2003)

Obsession (Tribute) - Poem by Bryony Sheldon

Hush little baby, don't you cry
Because the neighbours might be listening.
You're my precious little china doll-
Why do the neighbours say you're missing?

You can't dodge snowflakes in a blizzard,
You can't dodge raindrops in a storm-
Don't you see? We're meant to be together-
You can't dodge the truth anymore.

You will be immortalised in my dreams
So stop all that kicking and screaming
Because if you want to live forever
You've got to have something to trade in...

Let me take you somewhere more comfortable
Where our love can start anew:
There's a warm, wet place in my garden
Where the worms will never get to you.

Topic(s) of this poem: hero, inspiration, love, obsession, tribute


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A tribute to the man that inspired me to do poetry: J.G. Thirlwell.
A few of the lines are references to his work.

Comments about Obsession (Tribute) by Bryony Sheldon

  • Drtony Brahmin (2/4/2019 3:07:00 AM)

    You will be immortalised in my dreams
    So stop all that kicking and screaming- love and obsession. pictured very well my dear poet. you have talent. write please more.. tony
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  • Gajanan Mishra (12/8/2018 7:37:00 AM)

    Love can start a new, good write (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 24, 2019


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